how to pronounce pleasantly


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the above transcription of pleasantly is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pleasantly is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pleasantly in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… enthusiastic and pleasantly surprised …”

meanings of pleasantly


  1. In a pleasant manner; so as to achieve a pleasant result.
  2. Lightly.
  3. Ludicrously.

pleasantly frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word pleasantly occurs in english on average 7.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pleasantly can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pleasantly can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with pleasantly


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